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Cirque du Soleil founder considering participating in company's rescue

Cirque du Soleil founder considering participating in company's rescue

MONTREAL — Three months after selling his stake, Cirque du Soleil's founder is considering the possibility of getting involved in the rescue of the entertainment company that's been greatly weakened by the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Kevin Hart and Nick Jonas to help out show 'Regular Heroes'

NEW YORK — The new Amazon series about everyday people who are making an impact in the fight against the coronavirus is getting an assist of its own — from Kevin Hart and Nick Jonas.

Griffin finalists on the role of poetry in the 'era of pandemic writing'

The scope of the COVID-19 pandemic has left some of Canada's top literary minds grasping for the words to describe our current moment.
Review: Willie Nile finds muse nearby on 'New York at Night'

Review: Willie Nile finds muse nearby on 'New York at Night'

Willie Nile, “New York at Night” (River House Records) Not for the first time in his career of over 40 years, Willie Nile finds his muse nearby with “New York At Night,” an album inspired by his adopted city.
Review: Bluegrass band Special Consensus hosts a barn dance

Review: Bluegrass band Special Consensus hosts a barn dance

Special Consensus, "Chicago Barn Dance” (Compass) Chicago blues is a sound and a brand. Chicago bluegrass has a more obscure history, and the band Special Consensus honours that past on “Chicago Barn Dance.
Ex-lovers of Johnny Depp come to his defence in libel case

Ex-lovers of Johnny Depp come to his defence in libel case

LONDON — Two former romantic partners of actor Johnny Depp came to his defence Wednesday in his libel suit against British newspaper The Sun, dismissing claims that he was violent or abusive.
Pandemic productions: Canadian filmmakers trying to finish projects remotely

Pandemic productions: Canadian filmmakers trying to finish projects remotely

TORONTO — When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many parts of the screen industry, Toronto filmmaker Barry Avrich was in the middle of making a documentary on Canadian comedy star Howie Mandel.
Review: A grotesque, inglorious look at Capone's last year

Review: A grotesque, inglorious look at Capone's last year

Al Capone lived out his final years on a grand estate in Palm Island, Florida, with his wife, Mae, by his side and grandchildren running around the property.
Canadian singer Bryan Adams faces backlash over COVID-19 social media posts

Canadian singer Bryan Adams faces backlash over COVID-19 social media posts

Canadian rocker Bryan Adams' online rant that blames the spread of COVID-19 on Chinese meat markets exacerbates harmful stereotypes and disinformation, says an expert on racism in the time of epidemics and pandemics.

US-Apple-Books-Top-10

1. The 20th Victim by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro - 9780316494953 - (Little, Brown and Company) 2. Camino Winds by John Grisham - 9780385545945 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 3.
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